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Feb 2, 2013 2:30am PST
hit hard by hurricane sandy. >>> small businesses are revitalizing the economy and american express open is here to help. that's why we're proud to present "your business" on msnbc. >>> hi, there, everyone. i'm j.j. ramberg and welcome to you "your business," the show dedicated to giving advice and tips to help your business grow. this brand probably look familiar to you but you'll never believe the ups and downs these cook wis kennet through after entering into a terrible partnership. tate's bake shop is known for these buttery thin crisp chocolate chip cookies. >> my customers know. one less chip in a cookie and i get e-mails. >> they churn out more than 2 million cookies a week. sale of those special treats amount to more than $10 million a year. >> the cookie has to be crisp. if it's not crisp, it's tait's. >> but tait's is kathleen's second bakery business. her first business was an institution in tony hampton's in new york for 18 years until she made a bad decision to form a partnership with a former employee and his brother. that mistake cost her her name, her brand, and her
Feb 3, 2013 4:30am PST
people who want that flexibility. >> the personal touch goes a very, very long way. in an economy where people are watching every dollar, they want to be appreciated to spending their money in your retail business. so one thing all of our associates are always very happy to do is shake hands, remember names. >> well, a suggestion to me when it came time to sell my business was to create on one side of a -- what we're actually selling. what's the business actually is? and on that one side of the popsicle stick, take that around to your friend, your family, your acquaintants, random people on the street and ask, is this something that you would buy? and if they say yes and you get a consistent amount of people saying yes to, then you have something worth selling. >> let's check in on some of the latest small business trends and for that, we turn to twitter. our frequent panelists, alfred edmond jr. of black enterprise magazine tweeted, the future of small biz will be as in present and pass, with those two focus on value regardless of industry. i think before you post, how could facebook a
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